Baaba Maal: Tales of the Sahel

22 Oct 2011
20:00:00 - 22:00:00
Montgomery County Community College - Science Center Theater

One of the true stars to rise from the African Continent, Senegalese master musician has been making music for the world to enjoy for nearly two decades. With releases ranging from contemporary African Pop to expressions of time honored African music, his projects have received his projects have received resounding critical acclaim worldwide. Baaba Maal's intimate, unique and thought-provoking performance of Tales of Sahel will feature ancient Fula stories from Senegal; a discussion about how such mythological tales have led to the inspiration that is modern Africa; and performances of songs that have emerged from these sources. Maal will play with multi-instrumentalist Jim Palmer and his long standing percussionist Mamadou Sarr. Renowned for his firey performances by fusing funk, rock, and blues with the beats and melodies of West Africa, Baaba Maal has earned critical acclaim, and has continually reinforced his role as a seminal artist in the world music arena.

General Admission: $28
Seniors (62 and over): $24
Students: $18
Children (12 and under): $12

Montgomery County Community College
340 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422

http://www.mc3.edu/livelyarts

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